Darrell W. Nickell

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Darrell W. Nickell, 70, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at his home.

He was born on July 5, 1948, in Alice, Texas, the son of Lewis Alden and Martha Lucille (Howard) Nickell. On Oct. 12, 1967, he was united in marriage to Zelma Lee Forgey. Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Don Nickell.

Survivors include: one son, JL Nickell and his wife Jo of Aurora; one daughter, Stacy Brock of Wheaton; four brothers, Steven Nickell of Carson City, Nev., Stan Nickell of Boise, Idaho, Lewis Nickell of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Jay Nickell of Douglas, Wyo.; one sister, Sharon Holtwick of Douglas, Wyo.; and four grandchildren.

He grew up in Wheaton, where he graduated from high school in 1966. In 1967, he joined the U.S. Navy serving until 1971. He was a self-employed truck driver and lived in Barry County all his life. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Paul Wahlert will conduct the services. Burial with military honors will be at Dice Cemetery in Fairview.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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Wheaton, Missouri

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